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Nick Jushchyshyn
Nick Jushchyshyn

Program Director, Animation & Visual Effects



URBN Center, 230D

Nick Jushchyshyn: Brings two decades of professional experience in visual effects, administration and technical fields to the Digital Media Department at Drexel University. 

His experience includes work on major feature films such as "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo", "I Am Number Four", "Let Me In", "The Last Air Bender" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", which won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects as well as the VES award for Best Single Visual Effect for the Year. Outside of feature films, Nick's freelance background also includes projects in television, commercial and advertising productions.

He holds an MFA from the Academy of Art University, and a Bachelor's in Science degree in Commerce & Engineering from Drexel University. In addition to working for studios such as Digital Domain and Dive Visual Effects, Nick as taught digital media and animation at the Academy of Art University and the Art Institute of Philadelphia.